Prize-winner at the Paganini, Bavarian Radio and Queen Elisabeth International Competitions, Israeli-born Yossi Zivoni studied with Oeden Partos in Tel Aviv and André Gertler in Brussels. Following his Amsterdam debut in 1963, he performed worldwide as soloist with leading orchestras and conductors (Kurt Sanderling, Erich Leinsdorf, Charles Groves).
His latest CD recordings include the Mendelssohn Sonatas, Bartok Solo Sonata, and Bach Solo Sonatas and Partitas, well received internationally. Between 1990 and 1996, Yossi Zivoni was the artistic director of the Entrecasteaux International Music Festival in Provence. Yossi Zivoni started teaching in 1973 at the RNCM. Many of his pupils occupy eminent positions in the musical world.
Since 1995, he has been the leader of the Gabrieli String Quartet.
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Faculties / departments: Strings